Previous ICP Projects

Apana

Study shows real‐time data analysis and reporting of key indicators to help commercial water users improve efficiency by identifying cooling tower water waste.

 

AquaCents

Study looks at the ability of water absorbing hydrogels to reduce water requirements in turf.

 

Aquacycl

Study looks at technology to treat brewery wastewater for reuse in landscape irrigation applications.

 

AquaSmart

Study looks at the ability of polymer coated sand to hold water around the root zone reducing irrigation needs.

 

ARGO

ARGO created Flip My Lawn.com as a tool to estimate turf removal project rebate amounts, and local resources to consumers based on zip code inputs.

 

Arizona State University

Study shows the effects of compost treatment on turf grass to retain soil moisture at city parks.

 

Bay Foundation

Study looks at the effectiveness of rainwater harvesting.

 

Biolargo

Study evaluates the use of advanced oxidation  for water reuse in poultry processing plant.

 

California State University, Fullerton

Study uses sap flow sensors on avocado trees to help growers in southern California save irrigation water and improve water efficiency.

 

California State University, Long Beach

Study looks at effective water reuse in cooling tower systems.

 

California State University Northridge

Study compares the use of hydrogel and compost to improve water retention in the soils.

 

California Turfgrass and Landscape Foundation

Study looks at the effectiveness of BioChar as a soil amendment that reduces irrigation needs.

 

Cal Poly Pomona

Study demonstrates the development of a low-cost, solar-driven greywater system using membrane filtration and UV disinfection to produce water for non-potable uses.

 

CNSRV WTR

CNSRV quantified water use associated with the Cold-Water Method used to defrost food across several commercial kitchens and determined savings with use of the water-efficient CNSRV WTR device.

 

EyeOn18

Study evaluates the use of drone imagery to improve irrigation management in golf courses.

 

Fisher Nickel

Study looks at new conveyer dishwashing machine for commercial kitchens.

 

Flo Technologies Inc.

Study evaluates the potential of leak detection system technology to increase water savings and changes to home water use behavior.

 

Frontier Energy

Study evaluates the water savings potential of pumped rinse door-type dish machines versus non-pumped rinse dish machines in commercial kitchens.

 

Frontier Energy

Study evaluates of water and energy use of pre-rinse operations in commercial kitchens.

 

Frontier Energy

Study evaluates the water and energy savings potential of replacing dipper wells with more efficient technologies.

 

Fruition Sciences

Study uses sensor technology for vineyards plants to base irrigation on sap flow through plant.

 

G3, Green Gardens Group

Study looks at the effectiveness of actively aerated compost tea as a soil amendment to reduce irrigation needs.

 

Manage Water Consulting

Study uses drones and thermal sensor imaging to detect leaks from water distribution infrastructure.

 

Project Green

Study benchmarks residential home water use to provide individuals with information to attempt to modify water-use behavior.

 

Pasadena Water and Power

Study looked at innovative financing mechanisms to increase adoption of greywater systems.

 

Rain Bird

Study looks at the effectiveness of pressure regulation on irrigation rotors and spray heads.

 

Rain Systems

Study demonstrates the Precision Injection Machine’s ability to implant hydrogel into existing turfgrass at the root zone level to use water more efficiently while keeping turf in good condition.

 

Responsive Drip Irrigation

RDI compared the water consumption of their “nature-driven” GrowStream™ irrigation system to a standard drip irrigation system using a smart controller.

 

University of Arizona

Study supports the development of an app to assist customers in scheduling their drip irrigation systems for trees and shrubs

 

University of Arizona

Study expanded landscape drip app to cover most areas of California, Arizona, and Nevada.

 

University of California, Riverside

Study shows the water saving potentials of smart irrigation controllers for the selected landscape species.

 

University of Florida

Study looks at four different types of soil moisture sensors and tested them on different soil types and salinity levels.

 

University of Florida

University of Florida proposed a standardized test method that can be used to rate high-efficiency sprinkler (HES) nozzles. The test was performed on commercially available HES models and the performance results were compared to traditional nozzles.

 

Vinduino

Vinduino compared various in situ and satellite remote sensing technologies to optimize water use and crop yield in the agricultural sector.

 

 

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